Nurses and doctors. Our last line of defense, our protectors and guardians. They are out there, risking their lives to make sure we can live ours. I have no words to describe my appreciation for all of those that saw their lives and workload explode. Continue reading »
COVID-19 is raging across the U.S. and the globe, but it’s not a war without posters. Well, now we have the posters — Orlando Arocena, known as @mexifunk on Instagram and elsewhere, is designing posters to rally the people to fight the unseen enemy. Continue reading »
Star Wars vs Aliens is a series of explosive illustrations featuring the mashup between these two cult saga! When Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers meet the Alien Queen and her terrifying xenomorphs, a series imagined by the talented concept artist Guillem H. Pongiluppi. Continue reading »
Photographer Laure Fauvel has brought to life monsters that haunt children’s nightmares. Armed with sticks, wands and swords, the eight- and nine year-olds appear to be getting the upper hand against their foes. Continue reading »
Most of people who have visited Bali have seen the cockfighting popular among the locals. A little-known but no less ardent hobby among Bali’s farming community is cricket fighting, or mejangkrikang. The insects face off inside bamboo tubes known as bumbung, and bets are placed on the bouts, which typically last two minutes. Indonesia, as well as other countries in the Southeast Asia region. In China, cricket fighting even has a very long history, dating back almost 1,000 years to the famous Tang Dynasty in the 12th century. The fights have quite strict rules: The fighters must be of similar body size and in a healthy condition, meaning that all the body organs were complete. When all the fight requirements are met, the two competing crickets face off against each other in a fierce fight on bamboo tubes called Bumbung. Two men must stand by to increase crickets fighting drive on Bumbung used steams of grass during the tournament. The cricket that survives and can make the opponent surrender that is marked by the cricket run to the glass of bombing is declared as the champion. Meanwhile, the game will not be fun if there is no betting. Bets depend of the owners. But, for this small miniature blood sport, the owners usually place bets of between Rp 100,000 and Rp 200,000 ($7.86-15.71) per 2 minutes game. Here: two Balinese men used steams of grass to increase crickets fighting drive on Bumbung during the tournament. (Photo by A. A. Gde Agung/JG Photo)
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Afghan women boxers practice at the Kabul stadium boxing club. A few yellow lamps light up the cavernous, sparsely furnished room where Afghanistan’s young female boxers train, hoping to become good enough to compete in the 2016 Olympics. (Photo by Massoud Hossaini/AP Photo) Continue reading »
Inventor and Founder, Dave Brown, was originally inspired to develop The BodyGuard 9XI out of concern about wild animal attacks around his Southern California home. An avid hiker, David was distressed when he learned that two female mountain bikers had been mauled by a cougar on one of his favorite trails. It became apparent later that night that the same mountain lion that attacked the women had earlier killed 36 year-old mountain biker, Mark Reynolds. To protect himself against such animal attacks, Brown began inventing The BodyGuard.
It is equipped with a video camera and a stun gun to keep criminals at bay. For police and corrections officers, preventing and defusing confrontations can save lives, and that’s the premise behind the BodyGuard.